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Press release: Norway’s Government Pension Fund acts against deforestation: divests major agricultural companies

Norway Gov't fund divests major agricultural companies.

Rainforest Foundation Norway: "A warning shot to those still involved in deforestation".

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Norway’s Government Pension Fund puts pressure on companies driving deforestation

For the first time, the Government Pension Fund Global has made public the identities of companies it is applying pressure to in order to prevent deforestation.

World’s largest sovereign wealth fund announces that palm oil sector is still too risky for investment

World’s largest sovereign wealth fund: Palm oil still too risky for investment

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages Norway’s 900 billion USD sovereign wealth fund, this week released its annual report on responsible investment.

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund must end soy traders’ forest destruction

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund must end soy traders’ forest destruction

The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund invests USD 116 million in the US soy trading company Bunge, which is accused of extensive deforestation

Rainforest protection and responsible investment

Rainforest protection and responsible investment

Using data on rainforests to influence investors: Our new Quick-Start Guide

World's largest sovereign wealth fund drops companies over deforestation

Worlds largest sovereign wealth fund drops companies over deforestation

Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) drops 11 companies because of their involvement in rainforest destruction.

Norway’s pension fund raises the bar on business and human rights, draws praise

Norway’s pension fund raises the bar on business and human rights, draws praise

The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has for the first time published a human rights policy.

New report finds Indofood linked to deforestation, climate pollution and human rights abuses in Indonesia

New report finds Indofood linked to deforestation, climate pollution and human rights abuses in Indonesia

"Bad actor" in palm oil sector exposes major customers and investors to egregious company practices.

Luxury hotel chain is destroying the rainforest

Luxury hotel chain is destroying the rainforest

The luxury hotel group Mandarin Oriental is closely tied to a company that has cleared vast areas of rainforests, and is helping drive the Sumatran elephant to extinction.

Norway's sovereign wealth fund tells companies to end tropical deforestation

Norway's sovereign wealth fund tells companies to end tropical deforestation

The largest sovereign wealth fund in the world strengthens its policy to avoid investing in companies responsible for the destruction of the world’s rainforests.

The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) invests 130 billion Norwegian kroner in rainforest destruction

Norway´s Government Pension Fund invests 130 billion Norwegian kroner in rainforest destruction

Rainforest Foundation Norway has once again substantiated the Norwegian Government Pension Fund’s total investments in rainforest-destructive businesses. The extent is greater than what has formerly been proven.